A personal account of the "King of Hearts" platinum singer documents his more than seven-decade career in entertainment, describing his favorite memories with numerous fellow celebrities, his experiences as a Las Vegas headliner and his nostalgic variety show. Reprint. A best-selling memoir.
Explores the author's quest for Islamic identity in both Pakistan, where militant Islamic fundamentalism has taken hold of the country, and in the United States, where he experienced culture shock over the Western lifestyle.
In the tradition of Ayaan Hirsi Ali's "Infidel," and also the subject of an award-winning documentary, this impassioned, first-person account tells of a courageous young Afghani woman who risks her life by denouncing the powerful warlords in her country.
The leader of the platinum selling hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan describes his rise from a Staten Island projects youth to an international performance artist, expanding on the mythology introduced in The Wu-Tang Manual to reveal the spiritual beliefs that he credits with his successes.
Reflects on the author's mother, focusing on her early life as a bookstore owner and housewife and the diaries she kept which had been retrieved by her daughter after her death.
The son of a Swarthmore College president evaluates the culture through which privileged families like his own thrived and dominated America for centuries before their fortunes failed in the 1960s, a period during which he assessed both the heyday of "Wasp" life and the dysfunction that had come to dominate his family.
Describes the author's gifted but troubled youth unknowingly affected by Asperger's syndrome, discusses the disparity between his aptitude and grades, and shows the success of his creative career in spite of social challenges.
The best-selling author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay and a Pulitzer Prize winner questions what it means to be a man today in a series of interlinked autobiographical reflections, regrets and reexaminations, each sparked by an encounter, in the present, that holds some legacy of the past. Reprint. A best-selling book. 200,000 first printing.
A former U.S. Senator and head of the Veterans Administration offers a raw and frank guide to the challenges of recovering from war, detailing his own experiences as soldier in the Vietnam War, where he became a triple amputee, and his subsequent battles with recovery and PTSD.